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McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy LLP

National Presence MJLM, with more than 150 employees in five office locations throughout the nation, offers a highly competent and professional staff fluent in more than 15 languages. We seek individuals who demonstrate superior technical skills, integrity and sound character, and in fact, there is not a CPA or business consultant on our team with fewer than seven years of industry experience.

Offices in: Washington, DC Oak Ridge, TN Huntsville, AL Houston, TX

The Best Choice Leadership


The best never rest. Each of MJLM’s partners and principals have more than 20 years of experience, including work within ‘Big Four’ accounting firms and large corporations. We perceive our roles to be that of an advisor to our clients and we know that understanding your needs is the most critical first step in our relationship.

MJLM has established systems for achieving and maintaining superior standards in each of our services and processes. We achieve this through our commitment to consistent evaluation and continuous improvement. Our goal is complete client satisfaction.



Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

MJLM recruits individuals with unique, comprehensive and challenging work experiences who know how to make things happen. MJLM associates know the drill. We are seasoned professionals with proven track-records in a broad range of client solutions, from business consulting and implementation assistance, to tax and financial planning, audit and accounting services.

Our value is in our people and the experience we bring to each new situation. MJLM provides tremendous value by integrating unique perspectives to deliver effective solutions. Our clients benefit from rapid response, high quality, and innovation delivered by a team of experts with broad and deep experience.

How MJLM is Organized McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy is a fully-integrated professional service firm comprised of multiple divisions and two affiliate organizations. Engineering &Technical Services


yy Management Consulting yy Internal Audit Services yy Financial Institution Support Services yy Human Resource Consulting

McConnell & Jones LLP

yy Assurance Services yy Tax and Accounting Services yy Small Business Solutions

yy Program Management yy Integrated Logistics Support yy IT Support yy Research & Development


MJLM Wealth Solutions

yy Professional Financial Planning yy Retirement Planning yy Investments & Insurance

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A D V I S O R S McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy LLP - Houston | 713.968.1600 McConnell Jones LLP - Houston | 713.968.1600 McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy LLP - Washington, D.C. | 301.961.1900 McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy LLP - Dallas-Fort Worth, TX | 972.401.4102

MJLM Unique


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Business Management Consulting Services

Assurance Services

Accounting Services

Tax Services

McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy LLP (MJLM) is a well-established and nationally-recognized, business consulting and advisory firm. We are accounting and business experts who specialize in solving problems, reducing risk and improving business performance --and we do it all with a level of expertise unparalleled in our field.

We face challenging business environments, and while some organizations struggle to survive, others will emerge even stronger. This is proof that a well-planned and executed strategy lies at the heart of high performance.

Running a successful business isn’t easy. In today’s complex economy, accounting and financial matters can be very confusing. Even growth doesn’t come without considerable growing pains.

As one of the nation’s largest African-American owned consulting firms, MJLM is certified with the National Minority Business Council, the State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) program, and also with the Small Business Administration as an 8(a) – small disadvantaged business.

MJLM offers extensive experience with a wide range of business and organizational challenges including proven expertise helping clients operate more efficiently and cost effectively. Our consulting services include:

Financial data is just one element of making sound business decisions. Audits, reviews, and compilations are the financial reporting tools you need to form a complete financial picture of your business. With greater accountability at stake, the accuracy and completeness of your financial reporting is essential.

The tax professionals of MJLM navigate the waters of regulations and tax codes and identify the path of least resistance to help you reach your goals. Personalized attention is made to develop tax plan strategies that limit liability, create cost savings and avoid potential tax consequences.

Clients appreciate our adaptive approach to professional accounting and consulting services. MJLM understands you are putting your business and reputation on the line when you hire a professional services firm. We leverage highly qualified personnel and the latest technology to mitigate that risk and improve your business performance. Our teams’ seamless interaction is designed to meet your needs and you can be confident in knowing you’re the capable hands of a highly coordinated firm.

yy Audit readiness Assessments




yy Business Process Improvements yy Compensation Studies yy Co-sourced/Outsourced Internal Audit Services yy Data Collection and Analysis yy Financial Institution Support Services yy ERP Integration


Because our clients are important to us, we focus on their objectives. We believe good business requires good relationships. These relationships are strengthened by effective communication, a commitment to deliver superior results, and a sense of urgency to ensure a timely response. Our associates go to great lengths to help clients achieve their goals, and we pledge to employ our resources and knowledge to help you succeed as well. Whatever role we play, you can trust MJLM to look after your best interests.

Assurance services are provided through MJLM’s CPA affiliate, McConnell & Jones llp.

yy Financial Restructuring yy Internal Control Reviews yy Management Performance Reviews yy Program Evaluations

Our staff is trained to examine not only the facts and figures of transactions, but also the implications to your company. Our assurance services include: yy Financial Statement Audits –– –– –– ––

ublic Companies / SEC Registrants P State and Local Governments Nonprofit Organizations Private Companies

Our business is helping to make your organization run better. From basic accounting issues to the most complex strategic planning initiatives, we have a solution for you and your business. yy Financial Statement Preparation yy Account Reconciliations yy Budgeting and Cash Flow Projections yy Bookkeeping

yy Single Audits /OMB A-133

yy QuickBooks Training and Consulting

yy Employee Benefit Plan Audits

yy Invoicing

yy Attestation Examinations

yy Outsourced Controllership Services

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Agreed-upon Procedures Compliance Examinations Financial Reviews Program Audits

Trust us to stay abreast of legislature change, technology updates and evolving tax laws so that you don’t have to. Our tax services include: yy Federal, State And Local Tax Returns yy Estate, Gift And Generation Skipping Tax Returns yy Return Reviews yy IRS Representation yy Research & Planning yy Tax Savings Strategies yy Analysis of Tax Law Changes

yy Internal Management Reports

yy Tax Credit Reviews

yy Forecasting and Planning

yy Property Tax Planning and Compliance

yy Accounting Systems

yy Turnaround Management yy Human Capital Management


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Brochure | MJLM and McConnell Jones  

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Brochure | MJLM and McConnell Jones  

Corporate brochure for financial services firms (11" x 17" trifold)